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Magpies

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71-75 East Street, Horncastle LN9 6AA, England
01507527004
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were on a day out looking around horncastle t of understanding some Georgian furniture when we came across magpies. It was a very rainy day so we decided to pop in to wait for the rain to pass and never again. We didn't realise they had a dress code my husband did have trainers and a t-shirt on which... More 

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Horncastle, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An absolutely fantastic lunch deal of £15.95 for 3 courses (which has to be pre-booked). Elegant restaurant; friendly, attentive service and delicious food.

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Ranby Lincs
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

Called here with two of my friends and had afternoon tea. Delicious!! a fabulous selection and plenty of it and at £9.95 per head excellent. Have also been here for sunday lunch with my husband …. highly recommend.

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

Possibly best suited to special occasions although we visit several times each year. Menu is descriptive and matched if not surpassed by the foods arrival. Wine list is perfect offering a wide range of choice and price. Convivial and friendly - a great and enjoyable experience

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

It’s the best place to eat in Horncastle but we were the only ones in for lunch – apart from a couple having an early afternoon tea. Perhaps people didn’t want to stump up £26 for a three course meal but the A-board advertises a cheaper £15.95 version. Don’t be fooled. Ask for it and you’re told it has to... More 

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

If my hubby wants to treat me, then he takes me here for a meal, we have also been as a party of 16. Food is always excellent, choice of starter main and dessert... from about four/six options for each. Sit in lounge area first, for drinks and complimentary nibbles, usually something a little different, for example a small cup... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Before booking this accommodation, we had already reserved a table elsewhere for dinner so didn't eat here. However, our room was of a good standard and was spotlessly clean and well-prepared. The super-king bed was superb. Quite simply one of the most comfortable I've ever had the pleasure of sleeping in and by far the best night's sleep I've had... More 

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Horncastle, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Lucky enough to have this great restaurant locally. Have had many memorable meals here. Food, ambiance, decor,service, all top notch. Highly recommend.

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Chigwell, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

Paid a visit to this restaurant earlier this week, whilst staying in Woodhall Spa for a few days. We went there for dinner and found it to be a most enjoyable experience. The food and service were both excellent and the attention to detail was exceptional.

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Thank Chris O
Lincolnshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Felt spoilt from start to finish with every mouthful something to savour. Very comfortable anti room where you peruse the menu and have bite size appetisers. I wanted to order a slight modification and this was dealt with with flair rather than annoyance as can sometimes be the case. Taken to our table and then a surprise pre starter which... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$41 - $80
Cuisine
British, French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71-75 East Street, Horncastle LN9 6AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Horncastle
  • Phone Number: 01507527004
Description
The Magpies Restaurant with Rooms is over two hundred years old and converted from three cottages. Owned by Caroline and Andrew Gilbert for seven years, this year they have added three deluxe ensuite bedrooms. They are members of 'Tastes of Lincolnshire' and use mainly locally sourced produce. They also provide afternoon tea.'The Magpies' is situated on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds in the old market town of Horncastle which is also famous for its antique shops.Lunch: Wed to Fri and SunDinner:Wed to Sun Aternoon tea: Wed to Sun The restaurant is open for Christmas Day and New Year.Closed Monday & Tuesday

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?